Effect of Different Packaging Systems on Storage Life and Quality of Tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum var . Rio Grande ) during Different Ripening Stages

@inproceedings{Sammi2007EffectOD,
  title={Effect of Different Packaging Systems on Storage Life and Quality of Tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum var . Rio Grande ) during Different Ripening Stages},
  author={Shehla Sammi and Tariq Masud},
  year={2007}
}
Different packaging systems are developed in our l aboratory and evaluated for their suitability to ex tend storage life and improve the quality of tomato (var . Rio Grande) fruits. Freshly harvested mature gree n tomatoes were packed in polyethylene packaging with or without treating with calcium chloride, boric a id and potassium permanganate. The fruits were then ev aluated for changes in quality parameters within th e different stages of ripening. The treatments improv ed the storage life… CONTINUE READING

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